War Memorials

in the village of Edgworth..

There are four registered war memorials in the area:

ONE: St. Anne’s Church, Chapeltown (inside the Church by the pulpit).
Click here for a list of names on the St. Anne’s Memorial.

TWO: The Methodist Church, Bolton Road, Edgworth (in the church grounds).
Click here for a list of names, including men from the NCHO.

THREE: The Entwistle Methodist Church memorial and Roll of Honour, which is now located inside the Methodist Church in Edgworth.  Click here for a list of names.

FOUR: The photographic memorial on the landing at The Barlow is one of the few remaining photographic memorials in the country. Many of the men shown survived the war. Click here for a list of names.

As part of the commemorations, a further frame of photographs has been created showing men who are not included in the 144. This is also displayed on the landing The Barlow.

Biographies for men who died as a result of the war can be searched by year of death (1914 etc) as well as name.

The photograph shown shows the war memorial at The Methodist Church on Bolton Road, Edgworth when it was first unveiled. © Tillotsons Newspapers

"I believe that one of the comforts to us all out here is that we know we shall always be honoured in the old village."

Gerald Ainsworth, died Ypres Salient: 27th March 1918

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